The Psygnosis generator will remind you how great game box art can be

Videogame box art is in a pretty awful state. This isn’t really news to anyone; it’s been like that for a while. In fact, since the days of the second generation of the 3D era, box art has been on a steady decline. That’s a long time, so long that you might have even forgotten what good box art looks like. Perhaps you don’t mind DOOM’s painfully generic marine, or Call of Duty’s yearly scraping of the bottom of the barrel for new poses men can hold guns in. It’s not that every bit of modern box art is bad per…


The creator of X-Com looks pretty psyched about his new Kickstarter project

We’ve talked about X-Com creator Julian Gollop’s wizardry tactics game Chaos Reborn before, but we’re going to talk about it again because it hit Kickstarter yesterday, and because we never pass up an opportunity to talk about wizards.  Well, actually, we do. Under normal circumstances, we can take or leave the magic-dabbling old Gandolfs, but this isn’t normal circumstances: this game has some truly spectacular fucking wizards. They can summon a legion of wingmen—from rock-wielding rock-people to manticores; spread viral ooze across hexagons; and you know they’ve got some magical wizard missiles.  What’s exciting about all this, aside from the…